Armed Robbery Investigation
03-10-14 Web Release –Armed Robbery Investigation
On 03-08-14 at about 8:48 p.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1400 block of North Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of an armed robbery in progress. Officers learned unknown suspect wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt walked into the business and brandished a handgun while demanding money. The suspect then fled the scene on a foot southbound. The investigation into the incident is continuing.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.